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Barnard Castle Prep School

The Prep School is an integral part of Barnard Castle School, having access to all its facilities and expertise.

It is situated in a separate area of the school grounds with its own organisation, staff and buildings. Pupils, therefore, have the benefit of the security of their own area while benefiting from many extras.

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Pre-Prep

Starting school is enjoyable and fun. We offer a fine start to a child’s education.

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Prep

The atmosphere is warm, friendly and supportive. Children are encouraged to try their best in everything they do.

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Pastoral

Prep School has an enviable reputation for being a friendly environment, with children developing a positive attitude towards themselves and others.

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Boarding

Home from home, Old Courts provides an excellent facility highly praised in a recent Ofsted inspection.

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Sport

An important part of a developing child, there are plenty of opportunities in a variety of sports.

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The Arts

Music, Drama and Art all play an exciting role in and out of the classroom.

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Activities

We are proud of our wide range of extra curricular activities at Prep School; something for everyone.

Since joining the pre-prep my two boys have settled very well into life at Barney. For me, this has to be attributed to the friendliness and support of staff and pupils which in turn provides a home from home environment. The bright and airy prep school reflects wonderfully the attitudes and personalities of those who teach there and ultimately those who are learning.
Heather Smith

Bon Voyage!

Bon Voyage!

Follow the Year 5 & 6 pupils' adventures in France

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A Blast from the Past!

A Blast from the Past!

Mrs Allen visits her family’s home, Westwick Lodge

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Pre-Prep Spring into Song!

Pre-Prep Spring into Song!

Pre-Prep Concert is a resounding success

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Summer Activity Week 2014

Summer Activity Week 2014

Booking for Summer 2014 now open

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Launch of Old Barnardian community website

Launch of Old Barnardian community website

A new way to keep in touch

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